Found January 23, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
Originally snubbed from the AFC Pro Bowl roster, the Buffalo Bills now have three players representing them in Hawaii; C.J. Spiller, Jairus Byrd, and Kyle Williams will replace Ray Rice, Ed Reed, and Haloti Ngata from the Ravens, respectively. The three players selected come as no surprise to loyal and die-hard Bills fans alike, as these three players were the most consistent in their levels of play all season (you could also throw in rookie CB Stephon Gilmore, who picked up his play late in the season and wide receiver Stevie Johnson, who became the only Bills wide receiver in history to record three consecutive 1,000 yard seasons). The time is now for the Bills to show they are moving away from the mediocrity they settled for in the past three season under the tutelage of Chan Gailey, and that they are moving in the right direction to start winning again, starting with the Pro Bowl.… Read more

Ryan Nassib: Buffalo’s next QB?

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Stevie Johnson wants to see a Quarterback Competition in Buffalo

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Ryan Fitzpatrick Could Be Cap Casualty

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